I’ve worked in digital video for ten years, and have had the pleasure to work with some really terrific people on some exciting projects.Â Below you’ll find a list of my clients and examples of my work, as well as links to information about rates.Â I’m happy to discuss any project with you, business, family, or creative – please feel free to contact me.
Please follow the link to view my hourly rates.Â I offer a 15% discount to non-profit groups, and am happy to discuss project rates with you.
Digital Video Work
2006-2009 Peterborough Folk Festival
Documenting the festival and ensuring a thorough archive of past performers and events.Â Link opens a new window to PFF’s YouTube account, where most clips are samples of my work.
2008 Confessions of a Pop Culture Addict – A conversation with Sam Tweedle
An interview with writer and interviewer Sam Tweedle, of the website Confession of a Pop Culture Addict, produced a test for a proposed podcast.Â Link opens a new window.
2008 ROAM Promotional Video
Filmed at the Toronto CD Release of ROAM’s new album, this intimate video shows highlights of the performance and will be used as promotional material for the band.Â Link opens a new window.
2008 Rosemount Memorial Gardens Tour
Designed to give prospective customers a tour of the cemetary grounds when winter weather made it difficult to visit in person, the gardens were filmed at their peak – gorgeous fall sunshine, trees beginning to turn golden, flowers in full bloom.Â Highlighting the many options available to customers, this video is an excellent sales tool.Â Link opens in a new window.
2008 City of Peterborough – Employer Recognition Evening; Success Stories
Created to celebrate Peterborough employers who hire employees with special needs, this project was a real delight to work on.Â Screened at Showplace Peterborough in October 2008, this video is also being used to explain the benefits of the various programs and the positive experiences to prospective employers.Â A DVD of the evening, with success stories included, was also created for the agencies involved.Â Link above opens in a new window.
2008 A Mostly Imagined History of Peterborough
A commissioned documentary for Artsweek Peterborough exploring local stories and the people telling them.Â Created over three weeks in September 2008, the film premiered at Artspace Artist-Run Centre in early October.Â Following the above link will take you to another page on this site which features the film itself and further information.
2004-2008 Shelter Valley Folk Festival Living Archive Team
Capturing video footage since the very first weekend of the SVFF and ensuring a terrific and thorough archive for the festival to draw on for promotional and historical purposes.
2008 Matt Dusk at the Peterborough Festival of Lights
Footage of Matt Dusk’s performance for archival purposes.Â link opens in a new window.
2008 Chelsey Bennett Live at the Peterborough Festival of Lights
Campbellford-based Jazz musician Chelsey Bennett’s live performance opening for Matt Dusk this summer to a crowd of 7,000, captured on three cameras with videographers Brian Mitolo and Jeremy Kelly, and edited into a half-hour promotional DVD with menu.
2008 Elvis Anytime Promotional Video
Elvis impersonator “Elvis Anytime” performs at the Peterborough Festival of Lights side stage, charming the audience and eliciting a reaction not unlike the real Elvis.Â Edited into a half-hour promotional video and 10-minute clip for online promotional use.Â Link opens in a new window.
2008 Greenup Peterborough – Cool Captain Climate Promotional Video
A live performance at a local elementary school by Cool Captain Climate and other characters, explaining the importance of environmental awareness.Â Capturing the spirit of the performance for a promotional video aimed at selling the act to schools across Ontario, I utilized two cameras and the groups’ studio recordings as well as live sound.
2008 The Sadies Live at the Aron Theatre
Director Joanne Tickle
An unforgettable live performance by The Sadies in Campbellford, Ontario’s Aron Theatre.Â Link opens in a new window.
2006 The Sadies Live at Lee’s Palace
Director Joanne Tickle
Working with a three-person crew of myself, Joanne Tickle and Brian Mitolo, we shot the 2-night recording of Canadian Alt-Country sensations The Sadies’ live album with Steve Albini at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, Ontario.Â Featuring guests such as Neko Case and Jon Spencer, it was an unforgettable weekend.Â Link opens in new window; more video from the evening is available on Joanne’s YouTube account.
2005 Rigoletto… in Bluegrass
Director Rob Swales
An independent feature musical adaptation of Guiseppe Verdiâ€™s 1851 opera Rigoletto, adapted to the characters of small-town Canada and set to bluegrass music.
2005 The Back Meadows Music Festival Documentary
Director Michael Morritt
Documenting the birth of the Back Meadows Music Festival, this film features behind-the-scenes footage and coverage of the musical acts who played the first official BMMF.Â Shot with Michael Morritt and Brian Mitolo and produced by Ravaged Hand Media in association with the Peterborough Arts Umbrella.
2003 Trent University Bata Library Introduction Video
Director Caroline Speigler
Working with Trent University Library staff and the AV Department, we created a ten-minute video to introduce new students to resources available at the library.
2002 Open Roads: The Aengus Finnan Documentary
Touring with Canadian folk musician Aengus Finnan and his bandmates, David Rogers and Trevor Mills, for two weeks over the first leg of the ‘Yukon-Bound’ tour, and continuing over the rest of the year during recording sessions for the album North Wind was a fabulous experience that resulted in some terrific footage, both candid and performance.Â Though Anegus and I have never found the time in our busy schedules to complete the documentary, the dream isn’t dead: we often talk about editing the piles of footage while sampling finer whiskeys.
Director William J. Tedford
My first foray into the world of digital video was to create an independent feature film with two close friends from high school, William J. Tedford and Matthew Dawydchak.Â From 1999 to 2001, the three of us and a team of dedicated actors and crew, often pulling double-duty, worked year-round to create this project.Â Premiered at Galaxy Cinemas in November 2009 to a sold-out audience of 600 people, I am tremendously proud of this project.
Other Projects: The Good Lovelies and Rose Cousins Live at the Gordon Best Theatre, David Simard, Kelly M and Sean Conway live at The Gordon Best Theatre, Gainey Foundation fund raiser at Showplace Ptbo.
More Video Samples:
Candace Shaw – This YouTube account features some projects I’ve worked on recently, including live music footage as well as my demo reel.
Peterborough Folk Festival – With the exception of the Shad K video, the work here is all Candace Shaw Digital Video, single camera, with very light editing.